Rachel Holmes

Rachel Holmes & Melissa Benn

Recorded: Sat 21 Nov 2020

Duration: 1 hour

Rachel Holmes & Melissa Benn

The name Pankhurst conjures up Suffragettes and Votes for Women, but the vote, claims Rachel Holmes, was just the beginning of Sylvia’s lifelong defense of Human Rights.

In the shadow of her mother Emmeline and elder sister Christabel, Sylvia Pankhurst was the most revolutionary of them all – a natural rebel, a talented artist, prolific writer and newspaper editor.

Make yourself comfortable for a revealing conversation between Rachel and festival patron Melissa Benn.

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